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Episode 37: Anneke van Woudenberg

The famed human rights investigator in Congo

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How to Understand A Massacre in DR Congo

Was it cattle rustling? Politically motivated? Or something else

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Will there be a military solution in the Congo?

The rebel force known as M23 says it is willing to negotiate, but the government says it must withdraw from the city of Goma first. Is this the start of another full scale conflict?

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Indian peacekeeper in the DRC. (Photo: Julien Harneis)

How the Security Council Can Support the Protection of Civilians in DRC

The Security Council will decide the terms of MONUSCO’s renewal this month. Will they give the peacekeeping mission the mandate and resources they need to protect Congolese civilians?

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DR Congo: You Can’t Have a Ceasefire Without Negotiations

Renewed fighting erupts in eastern Congo between the government army and rebel M23 movement, despite having come to a truce last week.

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How Deep is Rwanda’s Influence in Eastern Congo?

Rwanda is accused of supporting the recent army defection and rebellion in eastern Congo. But is it true?

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